Rachel Dwyer

Rachel Dwyer is an author and culture critic based in London. She has written extensively on Hindi cinema and is an Open contributor

Cover Stories
Haute Bourgeoisie

The metropolitan rich in Hindi cinema

10 November 2023
Scenes from Sicily

What Indian films can do for tourism, à la The White Lotus

20 October 2023
Mane Characters

A Netflix series brings back the 1980s mullet haircut

22 September 2023
Mist Is for Mystery

The characters in Kohrra treasure their secrets more than their families

18 August 2023
The Light of Asia

India should do more to attract globetrotters

14 July 2023
Jewels in the Crown
Jewels in the Crown

India’s long tryst with gemmology still fascinates the West

26 May 2023
Memoirs of Hindi Cinema
Memoirs of Hindi Cinema

A series mirrors the early life and times of Bombay studios—and India

21 April 2023
Beyond the Song and the Elephant
Beyond the Song and the Elephant

India may have won two Oscars but Indian cinema is not there yet

17 March 2023
The Pathaan momentum tells a story larger than its action hero
What the Star Foretells

The Pathaan momentum tells a story larger than its action hero

17 February 2023
The Kings and Queens of Mumbai
The Kings and Queens of Mumbai

Will Hindi films return to form this year?

13 January 2023


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